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55 min ago | KTVN Reno

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, US News

5 hrs ago |

Watchdog's role

Community members who stepped up to defend Col. David Augustine after a whistleblower accused him of carelessly spending public funds were right when they spoke to his good character and intentions.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Politics, Representative Joe Donnelly, Senator Dan Coats, Representative Marlin Stutzman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Grizzly-mauled Guardsman had just been trained in how to react to bear attack

An Alaska Army National Guard sergeant from Valdez is recovering from his injuries after an encounter with a sow grizzly bear and her cubs on the outskirts of Anchorage.


Related Topix: US Military, Valdez, AK, Anchorage, AK

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Will National Guard Help Stop Illegal Immigrant Influx in Texas?

Perry announced Monday that 1,000 National Guard troops would be deployed over the next month to the southern border.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors


National Guard troops bound for the border

July 21, 2014: National Guard troops will be heading to the border as per Gov. Rick Perry's decision.


Related Topix: US Military, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Navy Times

Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk

One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between deployment, combat and self-destructive urges, according to a paper published Thursday.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military

CBS 3 Springfield

Air National Guard night flying missions to occur in Western Mass.

The 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base will be conducting evening training flights from July 22 until Aug. 1. Flights will take off between 4 and 5 p.m. and land between 8:30 and 10 p.m., according to Senior Master Sgt.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Soldier mauled by bear at base in Alaska

The Alaska Dispatch News reports the female brown bear was defending her cubs when it mauled the Alaska Army National Guard soldier Sunday morning at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.


Related Topix: US Military


New York Guard members conducting annual training

Two hundred members of New York state's volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Michigan National Guardsmen leave civilian lives behind to train for combat

Five National Guard artillery regiments and an active U.S. Army infantry regiment trained together at Michigan's Camp Grayling from July 12-26, 2014.


Related Topix: Michigan, US Military, Grayling, MI, US Army, Camp Grayling

Free Republic

Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley

Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce Monday that he will activate up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley, state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, confirmed Sunday night.


Related Topix: Prison, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Valley News Live


The North Dakota National Guard along with family, friends and community supporters honored more than 200 Soldiers from the Grand Forks-based 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment today during a Freedom Salute ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.


Related Topix: US Military, Grand Forks, ND, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors, Bismarck, ND

The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

Pound Ridge Resident's Promotion To Rank Of Specialist Tops News Last Week

Vincent Zafonte, a Pound Ridge resident serving with the Company C, 1-69th Infantry in the Army National Guard, was recently promoted to the rank of specialist.


Related Topix: Pound Ridge, NY, US Military, Westchester County, NY, Purchase, NY

The Olympian

Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks

In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin Welker, 36, holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, West Lafayette, OH, US Military, Coshocton, OH


The Price of Freedom: Navigating The VA System

Army Veteran Rick Simpson had a distinguished twenty-one year military career. The list of his military accomplishments is long, but these days the list of his health problems is even longer.


Related Topix: US Military

WCAX-TV Burlington

Camp Johnson honors sergeant

Today was the change of responsibility ceremony for the Vermont National Guard. Command Sargent Major Forest Glodgett has lead the Guard since 2011.


Related Topix: US Military

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Washington Times

Judge aims to establish veterans court in Iowa

District Judge Jeffrey Poulson knows that military veterans, many having served multiple tours of duty in recent wars, are entering Woodbury County's courtrooms in trouble.

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Related Topix: Woodbury County, IA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Prison, US Military, US Air Force

Peninsula Clarion

Man found dead after barn fire

Central Emergency Services firefighters found a dead man after putting out a fire in a barn on Olivia Street in Kenai.


Related Topix: US Military

Stars and Stripes

Maine fighter pilot forgoes wings for more prayer

Lt. Col. Eric Samuelson never struggled to reconcile his roles as fighter pilot and church pastor, even in combat in Iraq, where he had a hand in destroying enemy vehicles.


Related Topix: Maine, Scarborough, ME, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Future leaders start 11-month course at Fort Benning

Future leaders in the military and law enforcement were at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation this week to start the Command & General Staff Officer Course.


Related Topix: Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps, US Air Force